This book provides a comparative analysis of oppositionist trends in the Soviet satellite states of contemporary Eastern Europe. It evaluates the extent and objectives of independent social activism in these countries, and explores both the causes and effects of public dissent.
1. Introduction 2. Historical Dimensions 3. Dissident Strategies I: Roots, Repression, Reformism 4. Dissident Strategies II: Social Activism 5. Political and Human Rights Movements 6. Religious Activities 7. Economic Initiatives 8. Social and Cultural Campaigns 9. Emerging Prospects 10. Conclusion